Nov 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
congressman ron barber. he won a special election to fill her seat after she stepped down. >> i turned to mr. loughner and said i hold no hatred for you, but i am very, very angry and sick at heart about what you did and the hurt you have imposed on all of us. i told him that he must now live with this burden, and will never see the outside of a prison again. >> loughner was sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. >>> a prominent texas attorney, facing charges of laundering more than $600 million for a mexican drug cartel. he is a former board member for the el paso symphony orchestra. what do we know about this del gado person? >> as you said, he was very active in his community, donated money, also started his own scholarship fund for the advancement of latino students who want to major in public policy and administration. and now, you know, we hear that there is another side. we hear he is a really nice guy. but perhaps the allegations are that he has laundered $600 million for a drug cartel. >> well, his lawyer, obviously, says he is innocent.
Nov 17, 2012 7:00pm PST
thought the election was over. arizona democratic congressman ron barber has officially won a full term for the seat once held by his former boss, gabrielle giffords. barber was wounded in the leg and face in the shooting that seriously injured giffords. the democrats have posted a net gain of six seats are three races still undecided. >>> nfl legend mike ditka had trouble with his hands and his speech. he'd suffered a mild stroke. but he said, it's no big deal. he's an espn analyst. he won't be on the air this weekend but will be back soon. that's expected. get well, coach. >>> general david petraeus, anthony weiner, gary hart, public servants whose careers were torpedoed over sex scandals. but if they're successful at their jobs, should they be forced to step down? our conversation is next. we find the best, sweetest crab for red lobster that we can find. [ male announcer ] hurry in to red lobster's crabfest! the only time of year you can savor 5 succulent crab entrees, all under 20 dollars. like a half-pound of tender snow crab paired with savory grilled shrimp, just 12.99. or our he
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
who shot her that day last january. also appearing in court today will be ron barber, now a u.s. congressman, who was elected in july to fill the remaining term of congresswoman giffords. the time that was left in congresswoman giffords' term. he is actually going to give a statement later today. you think this election is over. he's in a re-election bid and they're still counting the votes in his re-election effort here in arizona. now, as for loughner, people may wander why they did not seek the death penalty. if you remember, there were a lot of concerns about his ability to stand trial. also, prosecutors very worried about the fact that he could try to plead insanity and have some sort of a lesser sentence. so all of the victims that have spoken so far feeling comfortable with life in prison without parole. carol? >> casey, thank you. >>> syria's embattled president said he will not except international exile even though his country is sinking deeper into a bloody civil war. . >> i think the price of this invasion, if it happens, is going to more than we can afford. we hav
Nov 8, 2012 11:00am PST
of that fateful day outside that grocery store in tucson. people shot including the now congressman ron barber taken the seat of former congresswoman giffords. he was there that day, shot in his leg. let's listen in. >> i have to say how grateful we are to the victims services that with the u.s. attorney's office, particularly sean cox with us all the way and of the county attorney walters. one of the if not the most outstanding victims services program in the country. they have been a lifeline for all of us and the support is invaluable throughout this legal process and our recovery. i just want to close with this. as i was finishing my remarks in court this morning, i wanted to address mr. loughner's family. his parents were in the room. i told them that we and i hold no hatred towards them. no animosity towards them. and that we can certainly appreciate the agony and the grief that they, too, are going through and then i turned to mr. loughner and said, i hold you -- hold no hatred for you but i'm very, very angry and sick of heart about what you did and the hurt you have caused the souls o